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  • n. The condition of being ensnared
  • n. Something that ensnares


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  • To all, who discuss here "ensnarement": The FBI became aware of him when he tried to make contacts to terrorist organizations, looking for help in bomb building.

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  • Frank Kameny, considered the father of the gay rights movement in Washington, traces his activism to ensnarement in such a sting.

    Fresh Ring for Freedom Day in D.C.

  • Tenor Shaun Dixon, the 11th-hour replacement for a stricken Gwyn Hughes-Jones, used some of his range to considerable effect, but had neither the charisma needed for the Duke/President, nor the charm to explain Gilda's ensnarement by him.


  • Wouldn't it be better if the delegates were held until they could counter possible super delegate ensnarement?

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  • While Cavalieri recognized that these “multitudes” of indivisibles must be unboundedly large, indeed was prepared to regard them as being actually infinite, he avoided following Galileo into ensnarement in the coils of infinity by grasping that, for the

    Continuity and Infinitesimals

  • Essential de-cision, when it is carried out and when it resists the constantly pressing ensnarement in the everyday and the customary, has to use violence.


  • Bizot pulled out his Moleskine notebook and, with minimal ensnarement, unsnapped the elastic, and began to note.

    The Art Thief

  • Drug smugglers are getting back to business: After a couple months of going (even more) underground, America's drug smugglers have overcome their fear of ensnarement in the anti-terrorist net and are back at it.

    Boing Boing: November 4, 2001 - November 10, 2001 Archives

  • Religious melancholy, therefore, symbolized ensnarement by Satan and was but a measure of human mortality.

    The Mad Among Us

  • Today many in the world realize -- especially Third World countries realize -- how important the existence of the USSR has been for them and how the mere existence of that country became a check on the imperialist thirst for power, on the ensnarement of imperialist domination.

    Castro Gives Speech on Bay of Pigs Anniversary


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